Special Reports

Phoenix shows support for Orlando shooting victims

PHOENIX – A Muslim woman in Phoenix says Ramadan promotes peace, contrary to the man who killed 49 people and injured 53 others at an Orlando gay nightclub. A Christian minister who was among hundreds who attended a vigil for the victims said interfaith conversations needed to continue. An owner of a LGBT clothing store said the tragedy shows more security measures should be taken to guard against those intolerant of gays.

News21: America’s Weed Rush

America's Weed Rush, an investigation of marijuana legalization in America, is the 2015 project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multimedia, investigative reporting project produced by the nation’s top journalism students and graduates. Each year, students selected into the program report in depth on a topic of national importance.

News21: Gun Wars

The nation is more armed than ever with more guns allowed in schools, churches and other public places. This News21 project, produced in the summer of 2014, examines the impacts of guns and gun violence on the country.